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Section Board for 'Parasitology' (24)

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Prof. Dr. David S. Lindsay
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Biomedical Science and Pathology, Virginia–Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Tech, 1410 Prices Fork Road, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
Interests: biology; transmission; pathogenesis; epidemiology; treatment; coccidial parasites; humans; domestic; wild animals; zoonotic metazoan; protozoan parasites; Toxoplasma gondii; Cryptosporidium parvum; phylogenetics; Sarcocystis species; birds/prey host; Chagas disease; Trypanosoma cruzi; visceral leishmaniasis; Leishmania infantum
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Prof. Dr. José Ma. Alunda
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Department of Animal Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Interests: Leishmania; Trypanosoma; chemotherapy; immunology; pathophysiology; pharmacology; parasites; vaccination; dog; ruminants; translational therapeutics; new drugs; drug delivery systems
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Dr. Aránzazu Portillo
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Infectious Diseases Department, Center of Rickettsiosis and Arthropod-Borne Diseases (CRETAV), San Pedro University Hospital-Center of Biomedical Research from La Rioja (CIBIR), Piqueras, 98, 26006Logroño, La Rioja, Spain
Interests: arthropod-borne diseases; tick-borne diseases; one health; zoonosis; emerging human pathogens; molecular biology diagnosis; Rickettsia spp.; rickettsiosis; Anaplasmataceae; Neoehrlichia mikurensis; Borrelia burgdorferi; Borrelia miyamotoi; Coxiella burnetii; Bartonella spp.; Francisella; ticks; fleas; trombiculid mites; arboviruses; arthropods' microbiome
Dr. Nancy Guillén
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Institut Pasteur, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, 75724 Paris CEDEX, France
Interests: biology, parasitology; protozoan parasites; Entamoeba; amoebiasis; intestinal microbiome; cytoskeleton; actin; cell motility; imaging; gene regulation; transcriptome
Dr. Isabel Mauricio
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Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 1349-008 Lisbon, Portugal
Interests: helminths; leishmaniasis; genetic diversity; genotyping; molecular epidemiology
Dr. Katharine Carter
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Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, University of Strathclyde, 161 Cathedral Street, Glasgow G4 0RE, UK
Interests: drug treatment; drug carrier systems; drug resistance; vaccine development and immunity to Leishmania
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Dr. Sonia Almeria
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Department of Health and Human Services, Food and Drug Administration, Center for Food Safety and Nutrition (CFSAN), Office of Applied Research and Safety Assessment (OARSA), Division of Virulence Assessment, Laurel, MD 20708, USA
Interests: parasites; foodborne; waterborne; protozoa; Cyclospora; Toxoplasma
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Dr. Loïc Favennec
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EA ESCAPE 7510, University of Medicine Pharmacy Rouen, 76000 Rouen, France
Interests: Giardia duodenalis; Cryptosporidium spp.; Cyclospora; foodborne parasite; protozoa molecular characterization
Dr. María Teresa Gómez-Muñoz
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Departamento de Sanidad Animal, Facultad de Veterinaria, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Interests: parasitic diseases; zoonosis; Giardia; Trichomonas; Blastocystis; Leishmania; epidemiology; natural products; treatment
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Dr. Gereon R. M. Schares
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Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut, Federal Research Institute for Animal Health, Institute of Epidemiology, National Reference Centre for Toxoplasmosis, Südufer 10, 17493 Greifswald - Insel Riems, Germany
Interests: epidemiology; biology; transmission; humans; livestock animals; wild animals; coccidia; protozoan parasites; zoonotic parasites; Toxoplasma gondii; Neospora spp.; Besnoitia spp.; Hammondia spp.; Cryptosporidium spp.; Sarcocystis spp.; phylogenetics; genotyping diagnosis and epidemiology of Toxoplasma gondii
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Prof. Dr. Adriana Calderaro
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Dr. Marie-France Cesbron-Delauw
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Equipe Barrières Naturelles et Infectiosité - BNI TIMC-IMAG (UMR5525 Université Grenoble Alpes - CNRS), Institut Jean Roget, BP 170, 38042 Grenoble CEDEX 9, France
Interests: parasite; Apicomplexa; innate immunity; molecular biology; cell biology; genetics
Prof. Dr. Simonetta Mattiucci
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Section of Parasitology, Department of Public Health and Infectious Diseases, "Sapienza - University of Rome" and "Umberto I" University Hospital, Rome, Italy
Interests: parasitology; population genetics; genetic diversity; gene expression analysis; Transcriptomics; molecular markers; genetics; molecular systematics; sequencing; phylogenetics; molecular population genetics; diagnostics
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Prof. Dr. Andrea Crisanti
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Department of Life Sciences, Imperial College London, London, UK
Interests: parasitology; malaria; Anopheles; vectors; genetics; gene drive; CRISPR; plasmodium
Dr. Gustavo Dominguez-Bernal
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INMIVET Group, Department of Animal Health, School of Veterinary, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 280040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: vaccines; leishmania; virulence; host-tropism; nanoparticules; Salmonella; Listeria
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Prof. Dr. Iris Bruchhaus
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Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine, 20359 Hamburg, Germany
Interests: Plasmodium falciparum; Entamoeba histolytica; parasitology; pathogenicity; host-parasite interaction; cell biology; gene expression; pathogenicity factors; peptidases
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Prof. Dr. Graham H. Mitchell

School of Life Sciences, University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex CO3 4SQ, UK
Interests: biology and pathogenesis of malaria parasites, especially merozoite invasion mechanisms; immune response and vaccination in Plasmodium falciparum and P. knowlesi; Acanthamoeba, especially as a carrier of pathogenic bacteria; tropical diseases, especially parasitic disease; zoonoses and medical zoology, especially snakebite; infectious disease epidemiology and immunology
Prof. Dr. Donald McManus
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Molecular parasitology laboratory, QIMR Berghofer medical research institute, Brisbane, Australia
Interests: schistosomiasis; echinococcosis; intestinal worms; worm vaccines; worm diagnostics
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Prof. Dr. Robin M. Overstreet
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Division of Coastal Sciences, Gulf Coast Research Laboratory, University of Southern Mississippi, Ocean Springs, MS 39564, USA
Interests: parasites and diseases; taxonomy; systematics; development and life histories; diagnoses and management of diseases; ecology; pathogenesis and host-parasite relationships; public health; protozoans; protists; digeneans; nematodes; myxosporans; coccidians; microsporans; and haplosporans; viral infections in shrimp, crabs and fish; microsporidian infections in wild animals
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Prof. Dr. Bolaji N. Thomas
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Department of Biomedical Sciences, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY 14623, USA
Interests: microbiology; parasitology; tissue culture; DNA sequencing; microbial genomics and genetics; infectious disease; epidemiology; neglected tropical diseases; immunology
Prof. Dr. Moriya Tsuji
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Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center, Columbia University Irving Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
Interests: malaria; protozoa; HIV; vaccine; cell-mediated immunity; adjuvant
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Dr. Eric Viscogliosi
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Institut Pasteur of Lille, Center for Infection and Immunity of Lille, UMR CNRS 8204, INSERM U1019, University of Lille, University Hospital of Lille, 1 rue du Professeur Calmette, 59019, Lille, France
Interests: intestinal protozoa; parasitic diseases; Cryptosporidium; Blastocystis; epidemiology; transmission; zoonosis; molecular biology; omics; host-parasites interactions
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Prof. Dr. Geoff McFadden
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School of Botany, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia
Interests: endosymbiosis; plastids; malaria; apicomplexa
Dr. Brendan McMorran
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The John Curtin School of Medical Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 2600, Australia
Interests: plasmodium; erythrocytic stage malaria; platelets; host response to infection
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